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Jason M.. Lewis Senator

D Winchester
Jason M.. Lewis


State House
Room 511B
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1206
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.90 SD991 For legislation relative to community preservation
S.289 SD962 For legislation relative to establishing a Chapter 70 equalization fund
H.605 HD4249 That the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Public Health develop health risk assessment guidelines of proposed school construction sites
H.757 HD3093 For legislation to promote safe alternatives to toxic chemicals
S.925 SD255 For legislation to improve safety in the commonwealth
H.1232 HD1191 For legislation to protect tenants in foreclosed properties from evictions
S.1415 SD1588 For legislation relative to lobbyist reform.
S.1569 SD186 For legislation relative to strengthening family relationships through responsible shared parenting
S.1687 SD389 For legislation relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes
H.1728 HD431 Relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes
H.1815 HD1726 For legislation to require employers to grant paid sick leave days for employees in the Commonwealth
H.2127 HD852 For legislation to establish a health care trust for the preservation of the health care system of the Commonwealth
H.2717 HD3007 Relative to establishing an organ donation registration fund
H.2972 HD3716 That the Secretary for Administration and Finance establish a searchable budget database website that includes revenue, expenditure and funding information
H.3005 HD1296 Relative to promoting international trade with nations taking action to abolish genocide
H.3434 HD1266 Relative to the teaching of health education in schools
H.3515 HD1314 Relative to further regulating recycling rates and expanding the bottle bill, so-called
H.4528 HD4873 Relative to prohibiting the electronic transmission of harmful material to minors
H.4529 HD4871 Relative to defining the dissemination of obscene material
H.4857 HD5101 Relative to corporate campaign contributions

Jason Lewis serves as the State Representative for the 31st Middlesex District representing the people of Stoneham and Winchester.

He was first elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 2008. He is the Vice-Chair of the Joint Committee on Public Health, and also serves on the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Business, and Joint Committee on Children, Families, and Persons with Disabilities.

Jason has been a strong advocate for adequate and equitable funding for public education, more affordable healthcare for families and small businesses, transparent and accountable government, and advancing human and civil rights. He was appointed to serve on a Business and Community Leaders Working Group formed at the direction of Governor Deval Patrick to help Zoo New England develop a plan for growth and success.

Prior to entering public service, Jason had a long track record of accomplishment in the private sector, having helped build two successful software companies. He began his career with McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. He then held a number of senior management roles with RSA Security, a Bedford-based software company that is now part of EMC, and later was the Senior Vice President of Marketing at Endeca Technologies, a venture capital-backed software company in Cambridge.

Jason serves on the Board of Trustees of the Winchester Foundation for Educational Excellence, and the Board of Advisors of South Africa Partners. He previously served on the Winchester Finance Committee and the Winchester Master Plan Steering Committee. He also served on committees to select Winchester’s School Superintendent and Comptroller. Jason was born in South Africa and emigrated to the United States with his family when he was twelve years old. He attended public schools and with the help of merit scholarships graduated from Harvard College with a degree in Economics in 1990. He also earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from Harvard in 1995.

Jason and his wife Susan are raising their two daughters, Sophie, age 11, and Jessie, age 8. Sophie and Jessie attend the Winchester public schools. Susan is a Web producer for the PBS science series NOVA. She also serves on the Boards of the League of Women Voters and the Winchester Multicultural Network.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • Harvard University, B.A. 1990, M.B.A. 1995
  • Massachusetts Senate (2014-present)
  • Massachusetts House of Representatives (2008-2014)
  • Winchester Democratic Town Committee
  • Winchester Finance Committee (2007-2010)
Fifth Middlesex -- Consisting of the cities of Malden and Melrose, and the towns of Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield and Winchester, precincts 1 to 3, inclusive, and 8, in the county of Middlesex.